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Director, Institute for Language Education – New Hampshire
Job Description: Southern New Hampshire University’s traditional campus is seeking a dynamic, vision-oriented Director to lead its Institute of Language Education. Comprising an Intensive English Program, Transitional Bridge (undergraduate and graduate), and MS in TEFL (taught both locally and in Vietnam), the Institute also promotes language education through its Modern World Languages offerings.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, the Director of the Institute for Language Education will lead the unit into its next chapter with assistance from a coordinator for the Intensive English Program, a coordinator for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and potentially a coordinator for Modern World Languages. The Institute Director is a 12-month position based in Manchester, NH with the possibility of short-term teaching assignments in the University’s overseas programs.
Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
- Grow the Institute’s programs with knowledge of current and future domestic and international markets in support of the mission of the School of Arts and Sciences
- Manage budgets using data-driven decision-making
- Review programs by leveraging a substantial knowledge base of language acquisition pedagogy
- Supervise staff and faculty from a position of best practices
- Advocate change as prescribed from data-driven and knowledge-based reviews
- Promote language education across the university
- Communicate effectively among multiple audiences and stakeholders to ensure program awareness and policy compliance
- Operate from a point of view that is guided by the best interest of students
- Model an awareness of, and respect for, cultural diversity
- Fluency in English and knowledge of at least one additional language (CEFR: B1 – B2 or greater)
- 5+ years’ experience teaching language acquisition in a higher education setting
- 5+ years of high-level leadership experience preferably in an Intensive English Program in a higher education setting
- Proven ability to manage budgets and personnel to achieve mission- and market-driven goals
- Demonstrated success as a change agent capitalizing on key trends and conceptualizing future opportunities
- Terminal degree preferred; combination of experience in higher education management and best practice in language acquisition education will be considered
Typically Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with flexibility to meet business demands as needed.
A background check is required for employment. Please submit a cover letter, in addition to your resume, with your application.
Application Deadline: Open until position is filled
Associate Professor of Education (English as a New Language and Director of New Neighbors Center) – Indiana University
The School of Education invites applications for an Associate Professor of English as a New Language and Director of New Neighbors Center to start August 2017. This is a permanent tenure track position. Candidate must have an earned doctorate in Second Language Education, TESOL, or a related field.
The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students. The position also involves directing an overseas summer study-abroad program, which serves as a clinical experience for ESL/ENL teacher candidates. The successful applicant will serve as director for the New Neighbors Center, a research-based university-school partnership project that focuses on the academic success of new English Language learners within a network of five school districts in southern Indiana. The New Neighbors Center also provides professional development for administrators and teachers, cultural competence training for area school staff (office, cafeteria, transportation, and health personnel), family guidance, and youth support and empowerment. Directing the New Neighbors Center requires skills including grant writing, building school and community partnerships, and networking and collaborating with school partners and other faculty researchers.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for coordinating and advising candidates in the ESL/ENL graduate licensure program. Eventually this position may be responsible for SPA (program assessment) for the ESL/ENL graduate program. With release time for research, the standard teaching responsibility will be 1 or 2 courses per semester in addition to directing the New Neighbors Center. Service to the university and the community, such as participating in committee work and tasks, is expected.
Applications will be accepted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of approximately 5600 students and offers bachelor and master degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment and actively supports students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Ed.D. or Ph.D. in English as a New Language, Second Language Education, International/Intercultural Education, or a closely related field;
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching in higher education;
- Minimum of three years of related teaching experience in P-12 schools;
- Grant writing experience;
- A research agenda in English as a New Language, Second Language Education, International/Intercultural Education, or a closely related area;
- Interest and experience working with classroom teachers, parents, and community members;
- Commitment to coordinate and participate in study abroad experiences.
- Experience leading a study abroad program;
- Significant course work and/or experience in language acquisition;
- Experience teaching students of multiple language backgrounds, skill levels, and ages;
- Endorsement or certification in the field of ESOL (English to Speakers of New Languages), ENL (English as a New Language), or equivalent;
- Demonstrated leadership skills directing a research center and/or coordinating a program;
- Experience designing professional development or collaboration experiences with classroom teachers;
- Experience teaching hybrid, online, intensive, or site-based courses.
Application Deadline: Review begins 2/15/17 until filled
Assistant Professor in Education/ESOL – Indiana University Southeast
The School of Education invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language to start August 2017. This is a new permanent tenure track position. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Second Language Education, TESOL, or a closely related field.
The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students and a willingness to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The successful applicant is expected to pursue, establish, and maintain an active research program in the areas of English as a Second Language, Language and Culture, or Bilingual Education. This position will be responsible for helping to shepherd a new undergraduate minor in ENL through the approval process. The person would also help with advising ENL candidates at the graduate and undergraduate level and arranging clinical experiences as well as clinical practice placements. With release time for research, the standard teaching responsibility will be 3-3 courses per semester. Service to the university and the community, such as participating in committee work and tasks, is expected.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of approximately 5600 students and offers bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment, and actively supports students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications will be accepted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3483. Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference. The review of applicants will begin February 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For any questions please contact Gloria Murray, Chair of Search Committee – https://www.ius.edu/education/index.php
- Ed.D or Ph.D in English as a New Language, Second Language Education, or a closely related field;
- Minimum of three years of related teaching experience in P-12 schools;
- Endorsement or certification in the field of ESOL (English to Speakers of New Languages), ENL (English as a New Language), or equivalent.
- Significant course work and/or experience in language acquisition;
- Experience teaching multiple modalities (hybrid, online, site-based, and or intensive courses;
- Significant course work and/or experience in assessment in second language learning and literacy;
- Significant course work and or knowledge of socio-psycholinguistics related to reading instruction;
- Experience teaching students of multiple language backgrounds, skill levels, and ages;
- Excellence in teaching in higher education;
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
Review begins 2/15/17 until filled
Clinical Assistant Professor in TESOL – Missouri
The Department of English at Missouri State University seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track position at the clinical assistant professor level in TESOL.
The department offers degrees in English at the BA and MA levels with tracks/minors in linguistics, TELL, and TESOL. See the department web site at http://english.missouristate.
The review of applications begins November 28, 2016 and may continue until the position is filled. Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the Clinical Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds is required.
• PhD/EdD in TESL or closely related field;
• evidence of successful university teaching;
• advanced proficiency in a foreign language (Spanish preferred);
• three years of ESOL/ELL certified teaching experience in K-12 US public schools;
• experience with online course development and delivery;
• recent scholarly publications or potential for research publications in the area of teaching.
Applications for the position must be submitted online through the following link: http://jobs.missouristate.edu/
As part of the application, candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, a publication or a sample of online teaching, and three letters of reference. Employment will require background check at University expense.
Inquiries about the position and any confidential letters of references should be directed to Dr. Andrea Hellman (DirectoriELT-Ozarks@
The position is 100 percent funded by a National Professional Development grant (2016-2021) of the US Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition. Continuation beyond the first year is subject to grant performance review and the availability of funding.
About Missouri State University
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. We are the second largest university in the state serving 24,000 students and 1,500 international students. This position is located on our main campus in Springfield, Missouri, the third largest metropolitan area in the state.
Curriculum Development Specialist – Tokyo, Japan
Berkeley House Language Center, a leading language school in Japan, is seeking an experienced CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST to work at our head office in the Chiyoda Ward of Tokyo, Japan.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
As a member of the Training Management and Operation Department, the Curriculum Development Specialist contributes to the planning, development and production of curriculum materials, processes and best practices that are evaluated and acknowledged to be highly effective in improving student outcomes. The department also focuses on marketing, identification, selection and the development of new courses and curriculum to meet the market need.
Additionally, this position is responsible for providing curricular and instructional support to our schools in Japan and novice teachers, and utilizing good judgment in developing curriculum and programmatic practices.
- Participate in the development and evaluation of new curriculum. Consult with other staff, instructors and client representatives in the design, development and implementation of new curriculum.
- Coordinate the review/assessment of current curriculum to ensure it is meeting the intended
- Prepare instructional material for classroom.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES
- Bachelor’s Degree in TESOL, TESL/TEFL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Education (with TESOL endorsement), or Curriculum and Instruction; Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
- At least three (3) consecutive years of teaching experience in ESL/EFL classrooms.
- Knowledge of current techniques and procedures used in the design and development of curriculum.
- Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written.
- Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and make recommendations for improvement.
- Ability to provide leadership and assist in the planning, development and establishment of new, modified and/or improved curriculum and materials.
- Ability to professionally and effectively communicate in Japanese both oral and written
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of professional experience, including 3 years as a teacher. Experience leading coaching or training other teachers is preferred. Candidates should have knowledge and experience developing curriculum and developing lessons. S/he should be highly organized and able to work independently and without much supervision. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as required, in Japanese highly preferred. Candidates must also have a willingness to be flexible.
Remuneration depends on the applicant’s qualifications, but begins at 300,000 yen/month with transportation expenses in Japan being reimbursed. Successful applicants pay their own airfare to Japan. These are one-year contract positions, usually renewable.
Berkeley House will assist with settling in Japan by providing an apartment. Employees are required to pay their own rent and utilities.
ADDITIONAL STAFF BENEFITS:
As a member of the regular office staff, the standard benefits package includes health care, pension payments and yearly bonuses when applicable. In addition to Japan’s National Holidays, staff members receive 10 paid vacation days.
As a regular member of the office, staff work 8.5 hour shifts (with 1-hour lunch) receiving two consecutive days off in a row. Once a month, on an office-wide rotating schedule, staff are asked to work one of the designated off-days (making up the time from the shortened daily shifts).
Skype interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants. Email Vallan Kantner at email@example.com for more information.
TEFL Opportunities in Japan
Berkeley House Language Center, a leading language school in Japan, is seeking English as a Foreign Language instructors for various teaching positions in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, and other cities in Japan, for positions at corporations, universities, and/or at our schools. Starting as early as August or September 2016.
Teachers work five days a week, with 25 teaching hours per week, and two consecutive days off. In addition to teaching, instructors write reports, participate in meetings, and so forth.
Our students include corporate office workers, professionals, and full-time students preparing for or attending
university. Schedules will typically include a combination of one-to-one, semi-private, and group lessons.
Remuneration depends on the applicant’s qualifications, but begins at 270,000 yen/month with transportation expenses in Japan being reimbursed. Successful applicants pay their own airfare to Japan, but typically, a year-end bonus is paid. These are one-year contract positions, usually renewable.
Berkeley House will assist our new teacher’s settlement in Japan by providing an apartment. Teachers are required to pay their own rent and utilities.
The ideal candidate will
- Be a native speaker of English.
- A dedicated team worker.
- In possession of a four-year degree from an accredited university plus a TESOL, TESL, and/or teaching certificate.
- Have at least two years’ experience teaching non-native speakers of English.
- Japanese language skills are not required, but a plus.
Please note-only such applicants who hold a Master’s Degree will be considered for positions at universities.
Ten to twenty hours of training will be provided in Japan for which our newly hired teachers are not paid; this is to familiarize them with our methods and materials.
Skype interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants; in-person interviews will be held when possible. Email Vallan Kantner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Associate I Instructor – The Language Company – Kirksville, MO
JOB TITLE: Associate I Instructor
OVERVIEW: The Associate I Instructor reports directly to the Center Director and is responsible for instructional design and delivery and evaluation of assigned ESL courses.
EDUCATION: Minimum of BS or BA; or a minimum of BS or BA with TESL/TEFL certification that includes a practice teaching component. At TLC centers in Oklahoma, a MA in TESOL may be required in order to meet state approval standards for teaching college preparatory courses.
EXPERIENCE: 3 months ESL or foreign language full-time classroom teaching experience required. Native English fluency is required.
KEY SKILLS: Awareness of other cultures and exposure to other languages are desired. Overseas experience is desired.
TO APPLY: Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com
POOL LECTURER – Applied English Center, University of Kansas
To apply, please visit employment.ku.edu
Position Overview: The Applied English Center invites qualified professionals with relevant ESL/EFL teaching experience to submit applications that will be reviewed by the search committee and placed in a pool for consideration for future teaching positions. Appointments are typically full-time, but occasionally a part-time appointment may be necessary. Academic semester (4.5 months) and/or two-month summer session. Appointments may be regular or temporary, depending on duration. Non-tenure-track position, renewable on a semester basis as performance and enrollment allow. Appointment is contingent on funding. Appointments are based on departmental need with fringe benefits for regular positions 50% or higher. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
Pool Lecturers are expected to participate in professional service and professional growth, and be cooperative and collegial team members.
Up to 100% – Teach up to 18 hours/week in the intensive English program, academic accelerator program, and/or specialized short-term programs; other duties as assigned. Expectations will be determined at time of appointment.
- Attend pre-service and in-service workshops;
- Assist in placement and proficiency testing, student enrollment, and development of syllabi, materials and curricula;
- Share in substitute teaching as necessary;
- Some duties must be performed when regular classes are not in session (e.g. special program teaching, cross-cultural advising, and other administrative duties related to the AEC’s mission.)
1. M.A. with concentration in TESL/TEFL or M.A. in Applied Linguistics with coursework in TESL/TEFL by the time of hire;
2. High level of English proficiency as demonstrated by cover letter, resume, and/or teaching experience.
3. One year of experience teaching ESL/EFL in a post-secondary environment, to students from more than one culture.
1. Successful ESL/EFL teaching experience at two (2) or more levels of English proficiency;
2. Two (2) or more skill areas;
3. Overseas teaching experience;
4. Experience in a university-level intensive English program;
5. Experience in using web-based course management system, such as Blackboard.
Position Requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) references. Applicant must also submit a statement of interest in the position to be included with the application materials.
This is a POOL. Applications will be reviewed as received and candidates will be contacted when a position is available.
Contact Information to Candidates: Kari Balthazor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertised Salary Range: Biweekly rate $1647 for 100% appointments, smaller appointments will be proportionate. Fringe benefits for positions 50% or higher.
McDonald’s ESL Program Seeking Teachers in Iowa
McDonald’s Corporation has an award-winning ESL program, called English Under the Arches. We are seeking experienced ESL teachers in Omaha and in Des Moines who are looking for an adjunct assignment of 3-4 hours per week. We seek teachers with certification in ESL or TESOL, experience in teaching ESL to adults, and comfort with technology. If interested, please forward a resume to email@example.com
U.S. Embassy ESL/EFL Teaching Projects – Worldwide
The English Language Fellow Program promotes English language learning around the world and fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries. The Program places highly qualified teachers in paid professional positions at projects initiated by U.S. embassies in all regions of the world. It is an opportunity for ESL teachers to enhance their professional career as they contribute to cross-cultural awareness throughout the world. Assignments are for a 10-month period typically beginning in September 2017.
The English Language Fellow Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As a program administrator, Georgetown University’s Center for International Education and Development is recruiting applicants for approximately 100 positions for the 2017-2018 academic year.
***APPLY NOW for 2017-2018 projects. The priority deadline is November 30. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all projects have been filled. Applications are only accepted through the online application at https://application.
Please review the eligibility requirements before applying. More detailed information regarding eligibility is available on the website.
• U.S. Citizenship
• Graduate level degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a field related to English language teaching
• Two years’ classroom TESOL (ESL and/or EFL) teaching experience
• Applicants with a graduate level degree in an unrelated field are eligible to apply if they also have a recognized TESOL certification and 120 contact hours, including supervised practicum, or a valid, full state teacher certificate, credential, or licensure with a specialization or an endorsement in ESL or the equivalent.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
In addition to satisfying program eligibility requirements, competitive applicants should demonstrate the following experience and qualities for project consideration:
• experience with classroom management, instructional technology, syllabus evaluation/design/development, materials and/or resources development
• personal qualities of flexibility, cultural adaptability, resourcefulness, desire and ability to live and work abroad, motivation to be a Fellow
• Stipend: $30,000
• Living allowance (rent, utilities, local transportation)
• Dependents’ allowance
• Textbook and pre-departure allowances
• Supplementary health benefit plan
• Round trip airfare from the United States to the host country
Complete application dossier must be submitted online. Please visit https://application.
Opportunity In Pereira, Colombia, South America
The Centro Colombo Americano Pereira, a Bi-national language and cultural center recognized by the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, is hiring English teachers for the General English Language programs it offers for children, teens, and adults.
The BNC Pereira also runs important programs to provide English instruction to teachers and at risk adolescents throughout the region.
The center is located in Pereira, in the heart of the coffee region, one of the greenest areas of Colombia with marvelous weather, surrounded by beautiful mountains.
Initial annual contract includes paid vacations, bonuses, medical insurance, work visa sponsorship, teacher training, and the return ticket to be paid at the end of the contract.
For more information, please email your CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Opportunities in Japan
Graduates interested in experiencing a totally different culture providing a lifetime of unique memories and with experience teaching adults and children are needed to teach at Japanese corporations, government ministries and public schools.
Initial annual contract with option for renewal includes paid vacations, medical insurance, work visa sponsorship and teacher training. Depending on applicant’s work experience, academic background, type of courses assigned, job performance etc., average salaries vary between the yen equivalent of about $30,000 to $45,000. An assessment of any candidate’s English Language proficiency may be required as part of the hiring process.
For more information, please email your CV and cover letter to: email@example.com at International Education Services.
International Education Services, established in 1969, is a training consultancy based in Japan providing training to Japanese industry, Japanese governmental ministries and agencies, and the Japanese public school system.
Pearson Seeks Educators to Score edTPA
Attention teacher educators and accomplished teachers, Pearson is in need of educators to score edTPA!
edTPA is designed for the profession by the profession, edTPA was developed by teachers and teacher educators from across the nation, in collaboration with faculty and staff from Stanford University, to support candidate learning and preparation program growth and renewal. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards and InTASC Standards, edTPA assesses teaching that promotes student learning in diverse contexts.
edTPA is a subject-specific assessment of pedagogy, available in 27 teaching fields, that requires pre-service candidates to document and demonstrate that they can plan, teach, and assess major learning outcomes within their field of expertise.
Pearson is hiring teacher educators and accomplished teachers to score edTPA from a secure, private location such as home or office. Qualified candidates will complete training, pass a qualification and then score edTPA assessments.
Scoring training includes about 20 hours of self-paced online modules and interactive web-based sessions, once qualified, scoring will begin. The system is available for online-training and scoring 6:00 am – 11:59 pm CST seven days a week.
The position requires a part-time commitment, in addition to the following:
- Expertise in the subject matter or developmental level of the teaching field (degree and/or professional experience)
- Teaching experience in that field (or teaching methods or supervising student teachers in that field)
- Experience mentoring or supervising beginning teachers
Scoring is currently underway and applications are being accepted.
To apply, click here and fill out the form.
Teach English in China. Great package. Competitive salary.
EF English First is currently seeking English teachers to teach at our Online, Kids & Teens or Adult schools. Join our academic team in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and many other cities across China.
As an English teacher for EF English First, you will join a community of over 2,400 full-time EF teachers in China. You will be teaching English to classes ranging in size from one-on-one lessons to workshops of up to 25 students. Key activities include planning and delivering lessons using EF’s award-winning ESL courseware, evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to further their career in teaching and meet others passionate about education while experiencing an exciting life abroad.